QND gets to line plenty in victory over Farmington

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- The Quincy Notre Dame boys basketball team made 20 of 26 free throws in the second half and overcame a halftime deficit to defeat Farmington 64-55 in the first game of the Bloomington Central Catholic Shootout on Monday morning at Cven

Short-handed Blue Devils finally overcome adversity
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Short-handed Blue Devils finally overcome adversity

QUINCY -- Coming oh-so-close finally gave way to getting over the hump. It happened on a night when the Quincy High School boys basketball team easily could have given in to all the adversity its faced. Instead, the Blue Devils erased...

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Prep roundup: Obert, Neisen lead Liberty to easy victory

Landon Obert and Jordan Neisen combined for 35 points in Liberty's 73-35 non-conference victory over Griggsville-Perry in boys basketball action on Friday night in Liberty. Obert had 19 points, with 14 of them coming in the Eagles' 45-point second half. N

Central loses lead, rallies in final minutes
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Central loses lead, rallies in final minutes

MENDON, Ill. -- A 14-point swing saw the Central boys basketball team facing a four-point deficit midway through the fourth quarter. Central opened the third quarter with six straight points, but the Mustangs used an 18-4 run in a nine-minute span to take

Men's College Basketball

Game preview: Missouri-St. Louis at Quincy University

Missouri-St. Louis at QU When: 3:15 p.m. Saturday Where: Pepsi Arena Records: UMSL -- 13-4 (4-3 Great Lakes Valley Conference). QU -- 8-9 (2-5 GLVC). Radio: WGEM 105.1 FM Extra points: Thursday night's 61-58 victory at Truman State was another example of wh

C-SE's Lantz day-to-day with knee injury, expects to return
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C-SE's Lantz day-to-day with knee injury, expects to return

CAMP POINT, Ill. -- Central-Southeastern senior guard Laney Lantz has missed the team's last two games with a knee injury that isn't considered a serious concern. C-SE coach Matt Long said Lantz is day-to-day, and he expects she will return to the Panthers

Hawks impose will on Saints to earn GLVC victory
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Hawks impose will on Saints to earn GLVC victory

QUINCY -- The two most significant developments during the Quincy University men's basketball team's 73-71 victory Thursday night against Maryville could have an everlasting impact. First, the Hawks never flinched. Second, they imposed their will...

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Missouri Prep Basketball Polls for Jan. 15

Class 1 1 Dora 12-1 2 Winston 12-0 3 South Iron 11-1 4 Mound City 14-0 5 Jefferson 12-1 6 Lakeland 12-1 7 Eminence 10-4 8 St. Elizabeth 12-3 9 Meadville 12-1 10 Northwest Mendon 10-1 Others receiving votes: Halfway 10-2, Risco 9-2, Slater 11-3, LaPlata 11

Blue Devils shake off scoreless quarter, win 20th game
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Blue Devils shake off scoreless quarter, win 20th game

QUINCY -- Not too often do teams go scoreless in a quarter and still win, but that is exactly what happened in Thursday's Western Big Six girls basketball game at the QHS gym. After holding a 13-6 lead at the end of the first quarter, the Quincy High Scho

Women's College Basketball

Hawks lack energy in GLVC loss at home

QUINCY -- The game didn't get away from the Quincy University women's basketball team until Maryville went on a 3-point barrage in the second quarter Thursday night. The concerns the Hawks would let the game get away surfaced much earlier. Quincy turned...

Prep boys basketball roundup: Presser drills 3-pointer before the buzzer
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Prep boys basketball roundup: Presser drills 3-pointer before the buzzer

Jacob Presser made a game-winning 3-pointer from the right corner with two seconds left in regulation to lift the Unity boys basketball team to a 51-48 victory over Rushville-Industry Thursday night. Unity's Logan Voth tied the game at 48 with a basket wi